Power

How the House voted on the Rio security intervention decree

Rio security intervention: How did Congressmen vote?

On February 16, President Michel Temer signed a decree declaring a security intervention in Rio de Janeiro. For the measure to be effective until the end of the year, however, it needs to be approved by Congress.

The House had scheduled the vote on the federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro for 7 p.m. yesterday. The opposition, however, tried to filibuster the vote, and the bill’s rapporteur in the House, Congresswoman Laura Carneiro, only managed to present her report after 11 p.m. In the end, the House approved the measure, which will be effective until 

Access all of The Brazilian Report

Less expensive than a coffee!

Enjoy your 30-day limited-time offer for US$ 0.25 a week